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Oregon students' test scores fall

Fewer Oregon schools met state benchmarks on standardized tests last year, with students struggling on math, writing and science at every grade level.

New Portland crematorium angers neighbors

Residents of Portland's Montavilla neighborhood are unhappy about a new crematorium in their area.

Oregon man pioneers aquaponics

Nick Fox is a pioneer in the field of aquaponics, which combines hydroponics and aquaculture to grow tilapia and crops.

Collard Lake residents worried about herbicide

Collard Lake area residents are worried about planned herbicide application on logged land upstream from the area's water source.

Daimler Trucks announcing major Portland investment

Daimler Trucks North America plans to announce a major investment in Portland this week.

Boise Cascade site plan dead

The latest proposal for the vacant Boise Cascade property in downtown Salem was withdrawn.

Budget cuts threaten rural Oregon hospitals

A federal budget-cutting proposal to reduce Medicare could devastate 15 rural Oregon hospitals, state officials say.